I just assumed the text was variable width, but I guess I'm wrong.
Maybe that could become the default if we had code block
functionality?

On May 4, 4:51 pm, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> The variable width part confuses me, though. Where are you seeing variable
> width text? We show fixed-width in all the comments.
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> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Stephen Tyree <tyree...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > This is basically what I had in mind. By default have comments use
> > variable width text (as they do now) and not be interpreted as code,
> > but if certain indentation is applied (ala StackOverflow) then the
> > text is interpreted as code, a fixed width font is applied and the
> > code is highlighted accordingly. Adding a small toolbar in the comment
> > box's text input to simplify adding a code block could make this even
> > better.
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> > On May 4, 2:47 pm, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> > > I assume being able to have syntax-highlighted code in comments. If
> > > so, I'll say that I've wanted this for a while but never came up with
> > > a UI I love, as I really don't want to clutter the comment dialog.
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> > > One thing that could work is following a ReST model where indented
> > > blocks of text are considered code. We could try to apply highlighting
> > > based on the highlighter for the code being commented on.
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> > > Christian
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> > > On Wednesday, May 4, 2011, David Trowbridge <trowb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Thanks for the feedback!
> > > > Can you clarify what you mean by "ability to format fixed-width blocks
> > of code"?
> > > > -David
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> > > > On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 7:29 AM, Stephen Tyree <tyree...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
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> > > > Hello all,
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> > > > I've been using ReviewBoard for over a year now, and the only thing I
> > > > find a lacking from a user perspective is the commenting
> > > > functionality. When posting comments, I don't have the ability to
> > > > format fixed-width blocks of code or have the code in those blocks be
> > > > properly syntax highlighted. Given that ReviewBoard is (AFAIK)
> > > > typically used for code reviews, this seems like an obvious win
> > > > functionality wise. Are there any plans to add this in future
> > > > versions?
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> > > > Thanks!
> > > > Stephen Tyree
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